| Shareholder Activism

December 2017: Significant activist filings

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wdt_IDDateCompany NameTickerM.Cap ($, mm)Filer nameTitleLink
129 Dec 2017AVIRAGEN THERAPEUTICS INCVXRT22DIGIRAD CORPISS and Glass Lewis recommend Aviragen stockholders vote AGAINST the Vaxart mergerLink
229 Dec 2017WHITESTONE REITWSR563KBS STRATEGIC OPPORTUNITY REIT, INC.KBS Strategic Opportunity REIT aims to nominate Board members at Whitestone REITLink
328 Dec 2017AEGEAN MARINE PETROLEUM NETWORK INCANW173COMMITTEE FOR AEGEAN ACCOUNTABILITYShareholder Group nominated Board candidates in Aegean Marine Petroleum NetworkLink
428 Dec 2017ALASKA COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS GROUP INCALSK145SINGER KARENKaren Singer expresses dissatisfaction over recent adaptation of poison pill by Alaska Communications Systems and opines that significant changes at the Board and management level are warrantedLink
528 Dec 2017ALCENTRA CAPITAL CORPABDC125STILWELL JOSEPHJoseph Stilwell initiates active stake in Alcentra Capital CorporationLink
627 Dec 2017BRIGHTCOVE INCBCOV242EDENBROOK CAPITAL, LLCEdenbrook believes Brightcove is worth at least 80% to 100% above its current trading priceLink
727 Dec 2017DESTINATION MATERNITY CORPDEST46MILLER NATHAN GNathan G. Miller initiated active stake in Destination MaternityLink
827 Dec 2017GIGAMON INCGIMO (Acquired)0ELLIOTT ASSOCIATES, L.P.Gigamon was acquired by Elliott ManagementLink
927 Dec 2017HARTE HANKS INCHHS58HARTE HOUSTON HBLR Partners/Fondren Management demanded that Harte Hanks enhance its corporate governanceLink
1027 Dec 2017HOMESTREET INCHMST770ROARING BLUE LION CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, L.P.Blue Lion Capital plans to nominate two Directors and expresses disappointment with HomeStreet’s fourth quarter resultsLink